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‘3 Bars and a Jitney’ coming to Atlantic City. HERO Campaign is on board

This summer, three popular Atlantic City bars and taverns will partner with Sea Isle City Jitney and the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign to offer their patrons free designated driver rides between the three establishments. The complimentary service, called ‘3 Bars and a Jitney,’ is the creation of Atlantic City’s Wonder Bar, the Ducktown Tavern  … Read more

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Atlantic Pops performs annual HERO Spring Concert

The Atlantic Pops Community Band staged its annual HERO Spring Concert Wednesday night at the Egg Harbor Township Community Center. Mark Kadetsky, at far right in the group picture, is the music director of the Atlantic Pops Community Band; he welcomed about 200 people to the show at the Egg Harbor Township Community Center. Wednesday’s  … Read more

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Tropicana presents check to HERO Campaign at Boogie Nights

Steve Callender, general manager of Tropicana Atlantic City, presents a check of $1,000 to a staff member from the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers on Monday. The Boogie Nights dance club at Tropicana hosted a ‘HERO Night’ on March 25, with partial proceeds going to the benefit of the HERO Campaign. A  … Read more

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Spring launch for HERO Campaign at Keeneland Race Track

The HERO Campaign’s spring launch at Keeneland Race Track in Kentucky was a big success , thanks to the efforts of Haley Robic, Tom Miller and the Kentucky State Police (Tom Miller is at center in photo). The HERO tent, set up on The Hill at Keeneland, got great response, with 119 people taking the  … Read more

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Sicklerville woman named Stockton’s HERO of Year for 2016

Cherie Sloan, a 19-year-old health science major from Sicklerville, was named the HERO Campaign’s 2016 HERO of the Year for Stockton University on Thursday. The HERO of the Year is a student who exemplifies ‘HERO’ qualities in serving as a safe and sober designated driver for friends and family. A nomination for HERO of the  … Read more

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New Year’s Ocean Dips Simply Breathtaking

OCEAN CITY — A bride and groom and hundreds of others entered the ocean in fairly orderly fashion Friday afternoon as they participated in the town’s annual New Year’s Day rite known as the First Dip. Under leaden skies and with the wind whipping 15 mph out of the northwest on an uninviting 42-degree day,  … Read more

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Bridal Party Challenges Guests to Run and Plunge

HERO Campaign Pledge, Run & Plunge  Friday, January 1st in Ocean City OCEAN CITY, NJ (December 24, 2015) – The John R. Elliott HERO Campaign® for Designated Drivers challenges individuals and groups to plunge into the ocean on New Year’s Day to raise donations for the HERO Campaign’s mission of promoting safe and sober designated  … Read more

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N.J. Bar Owners Look to Prevent Drunk Driving

(Long Branch, N.J.) – Bar and tavern owners throughout New Jersey are launching a major initiative to prevent drunk driving beginning this holiday season. The New Jersey Licensed Beverage Association (NJLBA) and its members will be teaming up with Uber and the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers to provide safe rides home  … Read more

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HERO Night at Charlie’s Bar

Employees of Charlie’s Bar in Somers Point and members of The HERO Campaign staff get together for a photo during HERO Night at Charlie’s on Monday, Dec. 14. The event was one of several being held by The HERO Campaign and New Jersey bars and taverns, in association with the New Jersey Licensed Beverage Association.  … Read more

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HERO Night at Lobster Loft in Sea Isle City

Members of the band show they have taken HERO Designated Driver Pledge at Saturday night’s annual Customer Appreciation Night at the Lobster Loft in Sea Isle City. The HERO Campaign, in conjunction with NJ Licensed Beverage Association, has launched a series of HERO Nights at area bars and taverns in an effort to get patrons  … Read more

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